Telecommunication in Ecuador
Compared to the European Union
, Ecuador is massively lagging behind in the development of telecommunications. Under the country code +593, there were a total of 16.30 million connections in 2017. Among them were 13.88 million million mobile phones, which corresponds to an average of 0.83 per person. In the EU, this figure is 1.2 mobile phones per person.
In the expansion of broadband Internet connections, Ecuador is back. Around 57% of all residents have access to the Internet. Approximately 10% have their own fast Internet connection, which is at least faster than the previous ISDN (more than 2048 kbit/s).
With about 170,538.00 webhosts, Ecuador is below the world's average by population. Back to overview: Ecuador